Giving back


Promoting better mental health for all

The Mental Health Foundation Australia (MHFA) is Australia’s first mental health organisation, established in 1930 as the Victorian Council for Mental Hygiene. The MHFA prides itself in ongoing advocacy in the Mental Health Sector for over 90 years and has been at the forefront of many developments in the Australian and International Mental Health Movement. The MHFA has played a significant role in establishing the current network of services and support for Mental Health consumers. Many of the organisations now prominent in the Mental Health sector had their beginnings as a part of the MHFA or developed out of MHFA initiatives.

The MHFA is proud of the fact that the people who are a part of the foundation are from all walks of life, whether they be professionals, those living with mental health issues, family, friends and carers of those experiencing mental health issues, or related organisations concerned with Mental Health in our community. This allows the MHFA to adopt a holistic approach to Mental Health that allows us to incorporate the expertise of our members into our daily operations.

VidaCorp, with our brand
Chemists’ Own, proudly
supports MHFA

With one in five Australians experiencing mental illness of some sort, VidaCorp’s flagship OTC brand, Chemists’ Own is proud to be partnering with Mental Health Foundation Australia (MHFA) to promote better mental health in local communities around Australia.

As partners and proud supporters of Mental Health Foundation Australia, every purchase of a Chemists’ Own product will support the important work of the Foundation in championing positive mental health across Australia.


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